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Polarization and phase instabilities in gas class-A lasers
Author(s): Larissa P. Svirina
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Paper Abstract

On the basis of elaborated theoretical models of class-A lasers, confirmed in the experiments, new regularities of vector-field laser dynamics have been established: the mechanism of spontaneous pulsations arising - competition between active medium and empty cavity anisotropies, the mechanism of arising of complicated (chaotic and stochastic) oscillations - stochastization of a periodical regime with oscillations of one of the waves near lasing threshold, the phenomena of polarization and phase symmetry breaking, the effects of polarization-phase dynamics, reflecting the influence of polarization of electromagnetic wave on its phase.

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Date Published: 29 April 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7006, Lasers for Measurements and Information Transfer 2007, 700604 (29 April 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.802255
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Larissa P. Svirina, Institute of Physics (Belarus)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7006:
Lasers for Measurements and Information Transfer 2007

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